Naresh Chandra

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Chandra in July 2012

Naresh Chandra (1 August 1934 – 9 July 2017) was an Indian politician. He was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He served as the 20th Cabinet Secretary of India from 1990 through 1992, the 13th Governor of Gujarat from 1995 through 1996 and as the 19th Indian Ambassador to the United States from 1996 through 2001.[1]

Chandra was awarded India's second highest civil awards, the Padma Vibhushan, for his service in 2007.[2]

Chandra died at a hospital in Panaji, Goa, India of multiple organ failure on 9 July 2017 at the age of 82.[3]

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  1. "Naresh Chandra". International Crisis Group. Archived from the original on 12 September 2009. Retrieved 23 January 2010.
  2. "Padma Vibhushan for Nariman, Khushwant, Naresh Chandra". Indian Express 26 January 2007. Retrieved 23 January 2010.
  3. "Fomer Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra dies". Outlook India. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.

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